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Buffalo Sewer Authority identifies contractor who died at Bird Island

Posted at 9:15 AM, Oct 26, 2020

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Buffalo Sewer Authority has identified the contractor who died after falling into a well at Bird Island as Darren Stevens.

The sewer authority says Stevens was employed by Quackenbush, Inc. and played a critical role on many Buffalo sewer projects.

Stevens was discovered around 5 a.m. Friday about 300 feet from where he entered the water.

The Occupational Safety and Hazard Administration is investigating.